LONDON – September 3, 2008 – 24/7 Real UK Ltd., the leading global digital marketing company, today announced that it has appointed Brian Fitzpatrick as Managing Director of Media UK. In this capacity, he will manage the company’s UK media business including publisher representation and digital advertising sales. He will also lead the recruitment of top talent for the expanding UK media team.
Over the course of his distinguished career, Mr. Fitzpatrick has created business strategies, managed online marketing campaigns and formulated successful business development initiatives in the digital space. Most recently he served as VP of Business Development for Glubble.com, where he was responsible for negotiating top partnerships and distribution deals for the company.
“There is a huge opportunity to grow 24/7 Real Media’s footprint in the UK, and I look forward to demonstrating our robust service offering for local advertisers and publishers,” said Mr. Fitzpatrick.
Prior to Glubble.com, Mr. Fitzpatrick spent nearly five years at Lycos Europe as Business Development Director. In this position, he increased Lycos Europe’s monthly reach by thirty million unique visitors and negotiated key European deals with leading publishers such as About.com and IMDb.com, adding twelve billion ads per year to the Lycos network.
Mr. Fitzpatrick’s appointment follows 24/7 Real Media’s recent hiring of Michael Rohowski, Managing Director of Media for Europe, as the company continues to enlarge its global presence and enhance its service offering for European advertisers and publishers.
Jonathan Hsu, CEO of 24/7 Real Media, Inc said: “Brian’s track record confirms his aptitude as a digital media manager, making him a perfect fit to capitalise on the burgeoning UK market and grow our team there. Under Brian and Michael’s leadership, we expect to grow our media business significantly in the UK and throughout Europe over the next few years.”
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